Month: September 2010

Keith Gerrard sixth in Minnesota 8km race

Keith Gerrard, the Peel athlete who qualified to go to the Commonwealth Games but was torn between Delhi and his regular commitments on the American College circuit, took sixth place at the Roy Griak Invitational hosted by the University of

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Archaeology at Ronaldsway – How cool is this?

(c) Oxford Archaeology North – Reproduction forbidden The recent extension of the runway at Ronaldsway Airport prompted an important archaeological dig at the site before valuable information about our forebears was lost forever. Local Archaeologist Andrew Johnson, from Manx National

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Radioactivity in the Irish Sea is at an historic low but government worries anyway

Seen from the Manx coast near Laxey on a clear day, against the background of the Lakeland fells is the Sellafield plant on the Cumbrian coast RADIOACTIVITY in the Irish Sea is at an historic low, figures show. But Environment

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END2END CHALLENGE ORGANISERS PRAISE POLICE AND MARSHALS

The organisers of the End2End Mountain Bike Challenge, which attracted a record number of riders, have offered their ‘sincerest thanks’ to the police and marshals for their assistance in making this year’s event a success. ‘With 1,400 competitors and several

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ANNIE DOROTHY KINRADE

ANNIE DOROTHY KINRADE Died peacefully at Humber River Regional Hospital on Friday, September 24, 2010 after a long life of 90 years. Annie Dorothy Kinrade, BA Ed. of University of Toronto FEWATO, sole survivor, only sister of Laura Winifred Kinrade,

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Chris Killip “4+20 Photographs” in New York now

Amador Gallery proudly presents the work of Chris Killip, one of the most influential photographers to have come from Great Britain and professor of Visual and Environmental Studies at Harvard University, where he has taught since 1991. This will be

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Manx Music Book & CD Launch in US

With the greater recognition of Manx music outside of the Isle of Man this is an ideal time for the release of a new Manx music book and CD in the US.‘Tailless Tunes – Manx Music/Traditional Tunes from the Isle

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Sponsors forbid Kennagh from competing for Isle of Man in Commonwealth Games

BRITISH-based Team Sky has announced that it is pulling all of its contracted riders out of the Commonwealth Games. This means that just hours after winning the men’s scratch race at the National Track Championships in Manchester, Onchan’s Peter Kennaugh

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Chief Secretary to retire

Allan Bell, ManxMum and Mary Williams in Washington D.C. IOMToday reports that Chief Secretary Mary Williams, is to retire at the end of this year. Mrs Williams has been in the post since November 2002, having previously served as Chief

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Karl Garrett – Manx artist

Loagthan Biker THE first solo exhibition of local, award-winning artist Karl Garrett will take place at the Empress Hotel, Douglas, this month. The show, which comprises 19 paintings and four sculptures of varying scale, subject matter and media, will take

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